Archive for Wednesday, March 6, 2002

Baldwin in brief

March 6, 2002

Masons to serve
breakfast Saturday

The Masons will serve their annual all you can eat biscuit and sausage gravy breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Temple, 807 High St. Orange juice and coffee are included. Donations will be accepted.

AAUW has meeting

The Baldwin Branch of AAUW met for dinner at Vintage Park. Guests were Cindy Belot, Barbara James and Kathy Marion.

Roma Earles conducted the business meeting. Secretary's books, records and the 75th year branch history have been made a part of the Spencer Library Collection in Lawrence. Jan Boyd and Erin Arantowicz presented the program, Educational Foundation and the Legal Advocacy Fund.

Nora Cleland was elected secretary for the next two years. The following officers will continue for another year: Karla Bloomer and Barbara Gaeddert, co-coordinators; Roma Earles, program vice-president; Lucy Price, membership vice-president; Anita White, treasurer.

The next meeting is 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of Barbara Gaeddert.

Mobile screening van
to be in Baldwin

The Mobile Screening Van from Via Christi Regional Medical Center in Wichita will be in Baldwin City 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, to provide screening mammograms for detection of breast cancer and PSA blood tests for detection of prostate cancer. The mammogram cost is $100 and the PSA cost is $38. Via Christi will file insurance for you, bring your insurance card.

The van will be located in the District Office parking lot. To make an appointment, call Julie at 594-7425.

Steven Pelot named
Citizen of the Week

Steven Pelot has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. His dad is Steve and his sister is Nancie. His friends include Timothy, Nick, Jake and John. He likes to swim, run and tackle.

Book Talk to meet
for discussion

Book Talk meets 7 p.m. Thursday at the Baldwin Public Library. Phillip Thomas, professor of history at Wichita State University will be discussion leader. The Friends of the Library and the Kansas Humanities Council sponsor the series.

Vinland sets pancake
supper and preparations

Vinland Fair Whole Hog Sausage and Pancake Supper is set for 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Vinland Fairgrounds. Nearly 400 attended the traditional supper in 2001.

The event will benefit the 95th fair, scheduled for Aug. 8-10.

Traditionally community volunteers assist the fair board members with preparations and serving. The sausage patties are from hogs purchased and processed locally.

Preparation of the fair exhibit building for the supper is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday. Community volunteers to assist will be welcome.

Board of Education
to meet at BES

The monthly meeting of the USD 348 Board of Education will be at the Baldwin Elementary School library at 7 p.m. Monday.

Baldwin students to
compete at festival

Students representing Baldwin Junior High School will compete at the Washburn University College Music Educational National Conference 30th annual Junior High/Middle School Solo Festival set for Saturday on the WU campus. Six hundred musicians from 37 schools are scheduled for the contest. Participants will include: Lynne Lammers, strings; Katie Beall, Kristen Ferris, Kate Ikenberry, Mindy Brown, Julie Miller, Mary Clippinger, Charley Schwartz, Amy Craig, Lynne Lammers, Keisha Collins, Kim Gilges, Shelby Roberts, Katie Sigvaldson, Carly Young and Nicki Smith, voice.

African violet club
schedules meeting

The Lawrence African Violet Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Friday. Hosts will be Ted and Janice Luber, 2439 Lazybrook Lane, Lawrence.

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